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"Driving Us into the Future", Connected – Getting the Message, level 4, December 2016

13 December 2016

Driving us into the future first page

Read about the development of electric cars and see how the technology they use contrasts with that used by fuel-powered cars.

You can find the article and the support materials here: Literacy Online, Instructional series search, "Driving Us into the Future".

Other useful resources

Move over Elon — these kids built an electric car that beats the Tesla S

NZ major corporates commit to electric vehicle fleet expansion

Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology identify and categorise knowledge and skills from technology and other disciplines that have informed decisions in technological development and manufacture 4
Technological systems communicate, using specialised language and drawings, system related details that would allow others to create a system that meets both technical and acceptability specifications 4

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